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Yzerman steps aside as Lightning GM, named senior adviser

In a pre-training camp shocker, Steve Yzerman has left his post as general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Julien BriseBois, who arrived in Tampa eight years ago with Yzerman and served under him, has been named the seventh GM in franchise history. The 41-year-old had long been considered a future NHL GM. Yzerman, in the final year of his contract, will stay ...

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Nikita Kucherov signs $76M US extension with Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $ 9.5 million US in salary and annual bonuses. The team announced the deal Tuesday. The 25-year-old would have been a restricted free agent next summer with one year left on a deal that will pay him nearly $ 4.8 million for ...

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Lightning sign Kucherov to 8-year extension through 2026-27

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $ 9.5 million in salary and annual bonuses. The team announced the deal Tuesday. The 25-year-old would have been a restricted free agent next summer with one year left on a deal that will pay him nearly $ 4.8 ...

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